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Jan 26, 2013 2:00pm PST
of an internet activist by releasing government secrets. hello, everyone. i'm don lemon. you're in the "cnn newsroom." full details in a moment, but first, let's get you up to speed on the day's headlines. first, to egypt where rioting has erupted over a court decision sentencing 21 people to death. at least 30 people were killed in clashes with security forces today. this all happened after the court sentenced 21 people for their role in a postgame soccer riot last year. more than 70 people were killed in that riot. >> a veteran democratic senator says he's going to retire. iowa's tom harkin will not run for re-election in 2014. he has served ten years in the house before his election to the senate in 1984. president barack obama released a statement just minutes ago praising harkin's work on health care and his efforts to help americans with disabilities. >> actor burt reynolds is being treated for flu symptoms in a florida hospital. he was dehydrated when he went to the hospital and initially transferred to intensive care. his spokes person said reynolds' fever is down and he's getting b
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Jan 23, 2013 11:00am PST
. is this a failure of intelligence gathering, a failure of the government in libya to cooperate? what are you hearing? >> well, i think it falls on the shoulders of the libyans to find these people. libya is a chaotic country right now. the attack on algeria, libya played some part -- not at the state, but groups in libya. it is hard to find people when there is no central authority. and also for american intelligence, it is fairly new -- it is a new scene. and collecting data takes years on this, i'm not surprised at all. what worries me is the libyans seem to be making no progress at all, nobody of significant in jail and haven't even named anybody. it is going to be a long time before we run this to ground, whether we do or not. i don't know. >> we're going to hear more from bob bear in a minute and dana bash sitting here with me. the hearing has begun. let's take a listen at this hearing right now. >> -- below the department's most senior management. this seems to contrast with the recommendation of the 1990 -- 1999 accountability on the east africa bombings which said that, quote, the secretary
CNN
Jan 23, 2013 8:00am PST
, they are extremists. they have designs on overthrowing existing governments, even these new islamist governments of controlling territory. so although there has been the decimation of core al qaeda in the afghanistan/pakistan region, we do have to contend with the wannabes and affiliates going forward. >> thank you, madam. >> thank you, mr. chairman and thank you, madam secretary for being here and it's great to see you today. you have been, i think, a real and dedicated public servant for this country and your travels around the world as many here have talked about it, the million miles that you have put on and all the countries you visited and i think you've been to many countries where they've never had a secretary of state and i've seen firsthand when i've been to many of these countries, the difference it makes to have you there on the ground. so i, first of all, just want to thank you for that and i know it does take a toll but you are incredibly dedicated to that. secondly, it's great to see you here in good health. >> thank you. >> smiling and engaging with all of us. and i want to ad to
CNN
Jan 26, 2013 9:00am PST
. this is a poke in the eye of the justice department and a slap in the face to the u.s. government. the hacker group anonymous chose this u.s. federal sentencing website. they said it was a symbolic move by them. they believe that the u.s. department of justice is in clear violation of the eighth amendment, cruel and unusual punishment they're calling it. our washington bureau reached out to the fbi earlier today, miguel, and we obtained this statement from the fbi's assistant director of criminal cyber response and services branch. he had this. "we are aware as soon as it happened and we are handling it as a criminal investigation. we are always concerned when someone illegally accesses another person or government agency's network." the fbi saying they're well aware of this incident which happened a little after midnight. we've been following it all morning. >> what does anonymous hope to gain from this? it sounds like they'll only bring war down upon themselves and the government. >> we've tried to reach out to other hacker groups to get their take, but in the statement, i was poring over t
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Jan 26, 2013 11:00am PST
's the fbi saying in. >> this is a big slap in the face for the u.s. government. anonymous said they targeted the federal website because it's a section of the department of justice. they feel the department of justice has trumped up charges against high profile activists. we reached out to the fbi earlier today. our washington, d.c. bureau carol krade was able to speak to the executive assistant director of criminal cyberresponse and services branch. this is what they had to tell us. we were aware as soon as it happened. and are handling it as a criminal investigation. we are always concerned when someone illegally accesses another person or government agency's networking. >> but this is concerning because this is not just where they overwhelmed the server with a bunch of requests basically. they went after them. they actually took control of the server. the government takes great precautions and measures to keep this from happening. can you walk us through what they did? >> i don't know and i think that's the question right now they took control of the server. they claim they had full contr
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Jan 25, 2013 8:00am PST
. we know little more about him today than when he took over the government for his father king jong-il. what what we do know, he's in his late 20s, spent some time in a swiss boarding school and he married the woman to his left on your screen. we have not seen her since these pictures came out. no idea if they're still married, if she's still on the scene. now uppermost in a lot of minds of the people, is this man calling the shots? is the military calling the shots? who exactly is in control and what does control mean in that country? this week kim's government unlived some very firy rhetoric, threats against the united nations and united states. and key ally south korea. the warning, more rocket tests and the latest one coming today, a warning to the south of, quote, strong physical counter measures, end quote, if the south helps to enforce new u.n. sanctions against the north, sanctions imposed after north korea's rocket launch last month. washington believes they're trying to develop missiles that could hit the united states, missiles that could one day possibly be armed with nu
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Jan 26, 2013 4:00pm PST
war on the u.s. government by targeting this website. it contained a long warning threatening to release sensitive information about the department of justice in what it calls war heads, these are named after supreme court justices. you may never have browsed ussc.gov, but they said that there's a reason that they select method website, to target -- selected this website. earlier today, the fbi said they were aware of the cyber attack as soon as it happened and they are handling it as a criminal investigation. don? >> emily, thank you very much. anonymous, a hacker group has inserted itself into several news stories. they took a stand in a rape case that hit a small down in ohio, posting a video of one of the suspects and encouraging large scale protests. president obama will make a appearance with 60 minutes on the exit of hillary clinton. >> why did you want to do this together? a joint interview? >> the main thing is i wanted to have a chance to publically say thank you. because i think hillary will go down as one of the finest secretary of states we have had. it has been a
CNN
Jan 22, 2013 6:00am PST
with the economy, social issues and government spending. she'll have four more years in her high profile position as first lady and agenda, all while making a fashion statement doing it. it sounds so shallow, doesn't it? pulitzer prize winning journalist robyn jiovan, good morning. thank you for being here. >> good morning. >> it always sounds so silly when you talk about the first lady's fashion but there is meaning behind it. please expound on that. >> yes, you know, i think it's one of the things that frustrates people within the fashion industry and probably a good deal of people who cover it. there seems t be this idea that these dresses, these suits that people wear and that they buy somehow just sort of drop out of the sky, that they're made by elves or something. we're talking about a $350 billion industry, an industry made up of a tremendous number of small businesses who, that employ actual live people. so to have a conversation about the impact of a first lady really underscoring the american fashion industry is really a conversation about a first lady who is celebrating american busin
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Jan 25, 2013 9:00am PST
not closed the gap between the government and a frustrated local and vocal opposition. the population who want even more change. i want to bring in reza sayah in cairo. take us to the scene in cairo there behind you. i understand that protesters have gathered. there are some police officers that are hurt. this is just in cairo alone. >> reporter: yes, suzanne. there have been clashes here. we don't want to blow things out of proportion. here in cairo the violence has been limited to about two streets. behind us there's a street that leads to the interior ministry and other government buildings. police erected a large barrier. what you have is on one side protesters teenagers throwing rocks and debris over the barrier at police. police responding by firing tear gas. sometimes police themselves throwing rocks at the protesters, which is probably not a strategy you'll find in a police training manual. a few blocks away, tahrir square, much more orderly. the people are impassioned and intense. more than 10,000 people at least gathered here in tahrir square. hard to believe it was two years ag
CNN
Jan 23, 2013 6:00am PST
be respectful to secretary clinton. but it will go beyond politics. did the government do enough to protect their citizens? did the state department ignore social security concerns? what are survivors telling investigators, and what's being done to track down the terrorist that laid siege on these offices. it's likely to be a day of blunt questions and intense scrutiny, wolf blitzer is in washington to begin our coverage. >>> good morning, it will be a very important day for the secretary of state this morning. she has a big challenge ahead of her. she has to convince not only men members of the senate, but later the house that she is on top of what happened, why four diplomats were killed, she has to explain what she was doing on that very day. jake tapper is our chief correspondent. it's one of those hearings that we're interested in seeing how tough the questions will wind up being. >> that's right, for secretary of state hillary clinton this is the losing time of her tenure. she'll be leaving in the next few days. this is a rather uncomfortable swan song for her. also, we have some new
CNN
Jan 24, 2013 6:00am PST
the size and scope of government, the only way to do all of those things is to put someone in the white house who won't veto any of these things. >> after that, democrats worried republicans were trying to annihilate the democratic party, in part by trying to destroy unions, the most vivid example of that, wisconsin. the republican governor successfully pushed a bill that stripped collective bargaining rights for most public unions. ohio and michigan followed scott walker's lead with mixed success. and now it seems the tables have turned. now if you believe boehner, the democrats want to annihilate the gop. so the talkback question for you, do you agree with boehner? will obama try to annihilate the republican party? facebook.com/carolcnn, or tweet me @carolcnn. i'll be right back. neutrogena® rapid wrinkle repair has the fastest retinol formula. to visibly reduce fine lines and wrinkles in just one week. neutrogena®. >>> good morning. thanks so much for joining us. i'm carol costello. stories we're watching right now in "the newsroom" at 30 past the hour. apple shares expected to dra
CNN
Jan 23, 2013 9:00am PST
to maintain his relevancy and have a shelf life on this party, that he needs to join the government. he needs to exercise the kind of power and influence that is required to service and fulfill his agenda. >> he has a lot of different ideas to benjamin netanyahu, doesn't he? >> he does, clearly, but remember, benjamin netanyahu is the master of the israeli economy which has done quite well although they're now facing serious austerity concerns and are going to have to impose some of them on the public. on the peace issue, i think there's actually quite a lot of consensus between lapid and netanyahu, both support, nominally, a two state situation. like netanyahu and his father, tommy lapid, he's against the division of jerusalem. so i wouldn't hold my breath that whatever israeli government that emerges is going to be able to take major decisions on the israel yanl palestinian decisions because it's going to be a broader government. it's on the rule of the orthodox, national service, socioeconomic issues and perhaps on iran. >> a lot of people think that the center in israel, it's really much
CNN
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am PST
appearance at a summit in chile and headed to oversee the government's response to the tragedy. it was the end to the holiday season in brazil, a chance to party for many young people due back at school or work on monday. >> shasta darlington reporting from santa maria, brazil. as we said at the beginning of the show, one arrest has been made, the club's owners. and also a member of the band playing that night. >>> also this morning, big change is being proposed for the nation's immigration system. a bipartisan group of senators will unveil details this afternoon. let's get a preview now. brianna keilar is at the white house. >> reporter: good morning. this is a big week for the immigration reform. a press conference will take place this afternoon at 2:30 p.m. eastern. this is a group of eight senators, a bipartisan group, and a forceful lineup, charles schumer, dick durbin, mrobert h nen des, michael bennett, and on the republican side, john mccain, lindsey graham, marco rubio, and jeff flake. this would offer an immigration plan for millions here illegally, it would also have
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Jan 25, 2013 11:00am PST
the current government now and the current president, muhammad morsi. >> we have seen the protests over the two years, especially when muhammad morsi made the power grab as many would call it at the end of 2012. what are these protesters demanding today? >> reporter: well, these are the secularists, the moderates, the liberals who feel they have been squeezed out of the political process. they're concerned about their rights moving forward. we spoke to one of the protesters. here's what she had to say. >> everybody's protesting. what did we get since two years? we got nothing. nothing achieved. >> reporter: the president says be patient. this is part of the process. >> we need a sign, a small thing. >> reporter: you don't think he's given you a sign? >> look at the constitution. look at the constitution. is this a constitution for all egyptians? >> reporter: he says people voted on it. >> yeah, sure. >> how many voted? 16 million or 52 million? 10 million said yes and 6 million said no. can this be possible? >> reporter: do you trust the president? >> no. >> reporter: what do you do as
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Jan 27, 2013 11:30am PST
than any other person working in our government. >> sounds like a very modern secretary of state but does come at a price in benghazi and that hearing she had where she said, does it really matter what happened on the ground? this will come back to haunt her no matter what she does. >> if she runs for president, though some of the sound bites from the hearings will obviously be used by her republican opponents and opponents and the like because there is a great retort to her that if you take that sound bite, it does matter and you hear republicaninging doing that this week. i would say benghazi is the low water mark. but plenty of other achievements. if she writes the memoir right she might be able to frame benghazi and the emotion she has of losing the lives of those americans in benghazi under her watch. >> she was criticized for not dumping bill during the monica lewinsky affairs. still one of the most admired woman in the world and leaves the secretary's position with very high numbers and those numbers are fickle. they can go away, yes? >> well, absolutely. and she, look, "6
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Jan 28, 2013 9:00am PST
to santa maria to personally oversee the government's response to the tragedy. >> to the brazilian people and the people of santa maria, we stand together at this time. even though there's a lot of sadness, we will pull through. >> reporter: by daylight, hospitals in santa maria were full of people looking for relatives among the survivors. >> translator: there are a lot of people scattered around the hospital's different departments as well as in the intensive care units who have not been identified yet. it isn't a big number, but the people waiting outside for news are desperate. >> reporter: it was the end of the summer holiday season in brazil, the last chance to party for many young people, due back at school or work on monday. shasta darlington, cnn, santa maria, brazil. >>> a lot of us heard about the tragedy in brazil and immediately thought about what happened in that nightclub in rhode island. that was almost ten years ago. there, 100 people died at the station nightclub in west warwick where the band great white was performing. big fireworks show started a fire in the soundproo
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Jan 22, 2013 8:00am PST
that the focus of the government should be coming up with a pathway towards citizenship. you can see the numbers right there. 53 to 43 who say, no, just support them and stop more from coming in. but what are the president's plans at this point that we know of with regard to a pathway to citizenship if he thinks there is one? >> reporter: well, i think first of all the president wants comprehensive immigration reform, and he sort of ticked off some of the items that would be part of that, such as making a stronger border security, making sure that employers who hire undocumented workers are penalized, but also a pathway to citizenship for some of those law abiding -- otherwise law abiding illegal immigrants in this country. so he's looking at sort of this overall comprehensive package, and the president and his advisors feel like they could make some movement on it in the second term. why? well, you look at who supported the president in the 2012 election. he got more than 70% of the hispanic votes. republicans realize that and you're starting to hear sort of this warming up to the idea to do so
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Jan 28, 2013 8:00am PST
appearance at a summit in chile and headed to santa maria to personally oversee the government's response to the tragedy. it was the end of the summer holiday season in brazil. the last chance to party for many young people due back at school or work on monday. now this is going to also be a day of funerals. they've already started across town at the cemetery, ashleigh, just one after the other, with this whole town of santa maria mourning for them. >> shasta darlington reporting for us in brazil. unbelievable pictures out of santa maria. for many people who live in this country it sounds familiar. what happened in brazil is triggering a lot of memories of what happened at the rhode island station nightclub fire. these flames sparked also by pyrotechnics, swept through the station nightclub west warrick. 100 people died there in 2003. 200 people were injured there. one of the two brothers who owned the club was sentenced to four years in prison. the other brother got a suspended sentence. joining us now from providence, rhode island, is gino russo who suffered burns from the nightclub fir
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Jan 28, 2013 11:00am PST
is your proposal that the government spend the money to find them and toss them out? >> look, we had 30 years of commissions that have made recommendations on how we can enforce our borders and make our law work and make it enforceable. and we had four years of an administration that is dismantled interior law enforcement and then we have a president who said to congress, you know, i don't care what the law says, i cannot enforce it anyway with respect to millions of people. the first thing congress needs to be doing is meeting that issue and basically saying, hey, you know, mr. president, you do have to enforce the laws we enact or why bother passing another so-called comprehensive amnesty bill. the second thing is, you got to have reform means fixing the problems that led you into the position you are now. we had an amnesty in 1986, 25 years ago, the american people are entitled to know what happened between 1986 and now that produced what we have today. why has the law not been enforced? why do we have state and local cooperation? why don't we have document security, information shar
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Jan 22, 2013 9:00am PST
of these folks killed in the midst of all of this. are officials defending themselves? is the government pushing back? any new information on the controversial way this all went down. >> reporter: the biggest sort of controversy, if you will, came when that convoy of five vehicles left the gas facility, being driven away by the jihadists, hostages on board vehicles, four vehicles were destroyed, we understand the hostages inside killed as well. a couple of hostages able to escape. the way the prime minister put it we saw the vehicles leaving some of them overturned and burst into flames but it does seem that the security forces there did attack that convoy. but they may have had good reason, because what we have learned from security sources is that convoy was due to take those hostages out of al gearia, they were to be used as bargaining chips, if you will, by the jihadists to stop any further attacks on the gas facility so they could continue to hole out there and perhaps damage it and as well use these as hostages as these al qaeda linked jihadists had in the region, try to make money out of
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Jan 24, 2013 11:00am PST
being tested, but you talk to all the experts inside and outside government. north korea doesn't have the long range missile capability to reach the united states and it does not have the ability to put a nuclear warhead on to a missile. right now it doesn't have it. it's much more of an ongoing threat and somebody that has to be dealt with and definitely a rhetorical threat. >> that are out of the way, north korea feels betrayed by china. it sided with the u.s.-led sanctions. how does our rep with china play into all of this? china is the only major diplomatic ally in the region. >> it's incredibly important because the united states said it needs to be in the negotiations and not bilaterally, but with china and japan and the other countries which are evolved. china is the that is considered to have the most leverage with north corae because it shares a border and gives a lot of aid and a lot of engage ams and leadership of both countries meeting on a fairly regular basis. china doesn't want to see the tests by north korea. china getz angry when there the nuclear tests and device tes
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Jan 25, 2013 6:00am PST
the big government in washington, at the same time as we heard bobby jindal say just a few seconds ago, republicans need to be smarter in what they say and in their rhetoric, having candidates out there talking about legitimate rape, offensive comments like that, also harsh rhetoric on immigration is not going to help the republican party certainly as we move forward and as we head into the 2016 presidential race, bobby jindal might actually be looking to run, carol. >> sure sounds that way, doesn't it? jindal talked about minority outreach. let's listen to that. >> we must reject identity politics. now there's this old notion ours should be a color blind society. it is the right one and we should pursue that idea with vigor. identity politics is corrosive to the great american melting pot and we must reject it. we must reject the notion that skin pigmentation dictates voter behavior. we must treat all people as individuals rather than members of special interest groups. >> anna, you've worked with republicans on minority outreach. jindal said republicans have to convince minorities th
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Jan 24, 2013 8:00am PST
of a government trying to take their guns away. and then move over to house of representatives, it's controlled by republicans, unlike 1994 when the house was controlled by democrats and even then the gun ban passed on a very close vote. so this proposal, frankly, has a very tough road to hoe and it may be that if they put something out there and try to encourage people who support gun rights to go ahead and vote for it, they will end up with something that they can sell politically to the country even though it might not be able to get to the congress. people say go after the ammunition or go after stopping people who are mentally ill from getting guns, do some things that are a little bit easier to get agreement on. >> and the hollywood and gaming community as well, part of that basket of controversy. the good senator is speaking again. we have to fit in a quick break. joe, you can listen as well and dana is busy as she's in the front row. we'll bring you this later. back after this. they have carb steady, with carbs that digest slowly to help minimize blood sugar spikes. [ male announcer ] g
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Jan 24, 2013 9:00am PST
reports that he was here. robert ford is saying he is. when asked is he working with the u.s. government robert ford answered no he is not. i think he is a refugee. >> when the president's own mother leaves the country that signifies things are not good for him. >> the uae seems happy to welcome the family of bashar al assad as they flee. definitely an interesting development in terms of assad's own family and his mother who has been rumored over the last several months since the civil war began to be the one encouraging him to crack down more forcefully. she is the widow of bashar al assad's father. >>> the announcement that women will have the right to fight. we will take a look at one unit in georgia that is ready to go. u the mvp of savings. look at that price. wow! walmart lowers thousands of prices every week. if you find a lower advertised price, they'll match it at the register. no way! yeah! touchdown! ready? get out! that's the walmart low price guarantee! see for yourself! bring in your last receipt, see how much you can save. see for yourself! get great prices on everything y
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Jan 28, 2013 1:00am PST
and headed to personally oversee the government's response to the tragedy. to the brazilian people we stand together at this time and that even though there's a lot of sadness we will pull through. >> by daylight, hospitals in santa maria were full of people looking for relatives among the survivors. >> there are a lot of people scattered around the hospital's different departments, as well as the intensive care units who have not been identified yet. it isn't a big number, but the people waiting outside for news are desperate. >> it was the end of the summer holiday season in brazil, the last chance to party for many young people due back at work or school on monday. shasta darlington, cnn, santa maria, brazil. >>> if you can believe it, that was 10 years ago. susan canned otte has been looking back at fires in recent history. >> in 2003, 100 people died at the station nightclub in west warwick, rhode island where the band great white was performing. pyrotechnics ignited material and smoke filled the room. arson was the cause of the happy land fire in new york approximately it killed 87 pe
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